River Turner-Martens

River turner

River Turner (He/Him/His) is from Grand Rapids in Treaty Five Territory. He currently lives and works in Treaty One Territory: the home of the Anishinaabeg, Cree, Dakota, Dene, Métis, and Oji-Cree Nations. River is dedicated to upholding a safe space to foster resilience within the 2SLGBT+ community. River is proud to support youth engagement through a lens of harm reduction. He is extremely grateful to work with the Rainbow Resource Centre and bring even more creative talent to the youth team. He trusts that supportive programming is the heart of any healthy community and strongly believes that meeting people exactly where they are at in life is the best way to establish peer support. He has diverse experience in community organization regarding advocacy as well as non-profit organizations.